WaitemataDistrict Health Board (DHB) is one of three DHBsproviding health services for the Auckland metro region – the largest city inNew Zealand. Waitemata is the largest DHB, being responsible for improving,promoting and protecting the health of a geographic population of ~630,000. Itprovides two hospitals and community services from 30 sites across thedistrict. It also funds primary health care services via Primary HealthOrganisations (PHOs). Waitemata DHB’s annual budget is NZ$1.4 billion. The DHBhas ~6800 staff, and sees 119,885 emergency department and 175,885 outpatientclinic attendances each year.